Made In L.A. 2012

Made In L.A. 2012
Library Shelf Location 14.USLA
Publication Date 2012

Made in L.A. 2012 is the Hammer Museum’s first large-scale biennial survey of the work of Los Angeles-based artists. Organized by the Hammer in collaboration with LA><ART—institutions with a long-standing commitment to recognizing and supporting Los Angeles’s extraordinary community of artists—the exhibition further underscores our dedication to the local art scene and our shared belief that one of our city’s greatest assets is its artists. Los Angeles is home to some of the most original and innovative artists working today. Spread out across varied neighborhoods, the region can be seen as a microcosm of the nation—and even of the world—with all its diversity, complexity, and vibrancy. In recent years, increased attention to the city’s artistic production has led to a greater awareness of its position as a site for experimentation and has allowed artists to reach audiences far outside the city. Conversely, Los Angeles artists are bringing their unique perspectives about global issues to local audiences. This exhibition not only examines what is happening here “on the ground” but also brings into focus how our city engages with international contemporary art discourses. Made in L.A. 2012 presents the work of artists in the early stages of their careers alongside that of midcareer artists who are vital to our community yet are arguably underrecognized. The vast majority of works on view were created specifically for the exhibition and reveal the extraordinary array of practices found in our sprawling and multifaceted city. The exhibition features figurative and abstract painting, sculpture, video installation, site- and situation-specific works, photography, works on paper, and a series of performances and public programs. This exhibition includes work by 60 artists, shown at three locations across the city: the Hammer Museum in Westwood, LA><ART in the Culver City art district, and the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park in Los Feliz. —Anne Ellegood, Lauri Firstenberg, Malik Gaines, Cesar Garcia, Ali Subotnick: Made in L.A. 2012 curatorial team. MADE IN L.A. 2012 ARTISTS Scoli Acosta Kathryn Andrews Animal Charm Math Bass Scott Benzel Sarah Cain Sarah Conaway Fiona Connor Kate Costello Meg Cranston Nzuji de Magalhães Michelle Dizon Roy Dowell Zackary Drucker with Rhys Ernst Patricia Fernández Cayetano Ferrer Dan Finsel Morgan Fisher Simone Forti Liz Glynn Mark Hagen Zach Harris Kenyatta A. C. Hinkle Channa Horwitz Pearl C. Hsiung Ashley Hunt Vishal Jugdeo Mimi Lauter Thomas Lawson Nery Gabriel Lemus Dashiell Manley Allison Miller Nicole Miller Meleko Mokgosi Zac Monday Ruby Neri D’Ette Nogle Alex Olson Michele O’Marah Camilo Ontiveros Joel Otterson Karthik Pandian The Propeller Group Vincent Ramos Laura Riboli Ry Rocklen Miljohn Ruperto Analia Saban Brian Sharp Slanguage Ryan Sluggett David Snyder Jill Spector Koki Tanaka Henry Taylor Caroline Thomas Cody Trepte Erika Vogt Lisa Williamson Brenna Youngblood Made in L.A. 2012 is accompanied by a handsome hardcover catalogue that includes an essay with contributions from each of the curators, a text about each of the sixty artists, and more than 300 full-color images of the artists’ work. The catalogue is designed by Michael Worthington of Counterspace, a Los Angeles-based design studio, and the type is set in “Raisonné,” a new font designed by Benjamin Critton. The catalogue is co-published with DelMonico Books, an imprint of Prestel Publishing.

ISBN 9783791352312
Quantity 1
Pages 306
Editor Anne Ellegood
Format Hardback
Publishers Prestel Publishing, New York, Hammer Museum, University of California
Related Artists Thomas Lawson, Koki Tanaka, Morgan Fisher, Scoli Acosta, Ry Rocklen, Erika Vogt, Kathryn Andrews, Animal Charm, Math Bass, Scott Benzel, Sarah Cain, Sarah Conaway, Fiona Connor, Kate Costello, Nzuji de Magalhães, Michelle Dizon, Roy Dowell, Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst, Patricia Fernández, Cayetano Ferrer, Dan Finsel, Simone Forti, Liz Glynn, Mark Hagen, Zach Harris, Kenyatta A C Hinkle, Channa Horwitz, Pearl C Hsiung, Ashley Hunt, Vishal Jugdeo, Mimi Lauter, Nery Gabriel Lemus, Dashiell Manley, Allison Miller, Nicole Miller, Meleko Mokgosi, Zac Monday, Ruby Neri, D’Ette Nogle, Alex Olson, Michele O’Marah, Camilo Ontiveros, Joel Otterson, Karthik Pandian, The Propeller Group, Vincent Ramos, Laura Riboli, Miljohn Ruperto, Analia Saban, Brian Sharp, Slanguage, Ryan Sluggett, David Snyder, Jill Spector, Henry Taylor, Caroline Thomas, Cody Trepte, Lisa Williamson, Brenna Youngblood, Meg Cranston
Categories Annual/Biennial/Triennial...survey shows/events and competitions, Art from a specific town/city/region
Related City/Region Los Angeles
Related Country/Global Region United States of America (USA)
Artist's Nationality American (USA)
Language English

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